Aberdare (GB)

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Aberdare (Welsh: Aberdâr) is a town in the Cynon Valley area of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, at the confluence of the Rivers Dare (Dâr) and Cynon. Aberdare is 4 miles (6 km) south-west of Merthyr Tydfil, 20 miles (32 km) north-west of Cardiff and 22 miles (35 km) east-north-east of Swansea.

During the 19th century it became a thriving industrial settlement, which was also notable for the vitality of its cultural life and as an important publishing centre.

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Small circle 14 May 1869
Duplex code letter at top 9 May 1888
Duplex Time code at top 29 January 1896
Double circle - cross at base time at top 7 November 1905
Large rubber - time at top 14 September 1907